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What Is Ulcerative Colitis

06/04/2019 06:00am | 645 views

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri, MD

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a disease that affects your large intestine, or colon. It causes irritation and swelling called inflammation. Eventually that leads to sores called ulcers in the lining there.

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Obesity-Linked Cancers on The Rise in Young Adults

27/03/2019 06:00am | 663 views

By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter

As more young American adults struggle with extra weight, they are paying an even steeper price as the rates of obesity-related cancers rise in this age group.

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Cancer: A new 'drug sponge' may reduce chemo's toxic effects

08/02/2019 06:00am | 851 views

By Maria Cohut

Researchers have developed an innovative, personalized absorber that can "catch" toxic chemotherapy drugs when they "leak out" of a treated organ. This could help reduce the adverse side effects of these cancer treatments.

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Never Ignore These 11 Heart Symptoms

01/02/2019 06:00am | 882 views

By Amanda MacMillan

 

If something went wrong with your heart, would you know it? 

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Focus on Your Inner Self to Boost Your Mood

29/01/2019 06:00am | 957 views

When you're trying to tame depression, it sometimes helps to turn your attention inward. Even if you're already getting treatment with medicine and therapy, tending to your inner self can lift your spirit and help you better manage your feelings.  

Everything from meditation to just plain having fun can be part of the plan. But remember, it's best to start small. Pick one thing that feels right for you and make a habit of it. Over time, it'll add up to bigger changes.

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